Day: November 25, 2018

BTC-e Operator Alexander Vinnik to Go on Hunger Strike, Lawyer Says

BTC-e Operator Alexander Vinnik to Go on Hunger Strike, Lawyer Says Alexander Vinnik, the suspected operator of the infamous BTC-e exchange, plans to start a hunger strike on Monday, days before his next court hearing. The Russian, who has been accused by U.S. authorities of laundering billions of dollars through […]

Overstock to Focus on DLT, Expects to Sell Retail Business by February

Overstock to Focus on DLT, Expects to Sell Retail Business by February Major online retailer Overstock expects to finalize a deal to sell its retail operations by February. The Utah-based company is selling the business so it can solely focus on the cryptocurrency and distributed ledger technology (DLT) sector. Also […]

New Wormhole Wallet Can Create Tokens and Crowdsales in Minutes

New Wormhole Wallet Can Create Tokens and Crowdsales in Minutes On Friday, Nov. 23, the developers behind the Wormhole project announced the launch of the Wormhole Cash wallet. The application allows users to store, send and receive BCH, WHC and any type of token created with the Wormhole software. Additionally, […]

UK Regulators Plan “Comprehensive Response” to Illicit Crypto Use

UK Regulators Plan “Comprehensive Response” to Illicit Crypto Use Christopher Woolard of the United Kingdom (UK) Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has indicated that UK regulators are planning a “comprehensive response” to the illicit adoption of crypto assets amid increased adoption among local businesses and consumers. Despite announcing increased regulatory action […]

Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls for Positive Regulations

Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls for Positive Regulations India’s supreme court has set a new date to hear the petitions against the cryptocurrency banking ban by the country’s central bank. Meanwhile, the crypto community in India is campaigning on social media for “positive regulations” and the rollback […]